Monthly Archives: August 2014

From the Archives: In Praise of . . . Interzone

As we come to the end of a summer that’s seen London busy with the second Nine Worlds Geekfest, hosting the largest World Science Fiction Convention in history and put on the inaugural (and very successful!) Gollancz Festival, the gnomes … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Kate Wilhelm

From the vaults of The SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal introduction to the fantastic work of Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author, Kate Wilhelm one of the field’s most influential … Continue reading

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New Book of the Week: Godmother Night

Our current New Book of the Week won the 1997 World Fantasy Award for best novel: Rachel Pollack‘s Godmother Night. Almost a set of short stories, this novel breaks into discrete episodes, centered on identity, love, and death. Jaqe has … Continue reading

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SF Masterwork of the Week: The Book of Skulls

Continuing our Author of the Month-ish celebration of all things Robert Silverberg – we hope you heard him speak at LonCon, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention – our current SF Masterwork of the Week is the novel that, along with … Continue reading

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The Best T-Shirt at Worldcon?

As is ever the case at SF conventions, the quality of T-shirts on sale was high at last weekend’s London Worldcon – I came away with the excellent ‘SCIENCE: I’m one accident away from being a super villain’. But when … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Omnibus of the Week: Philip Jose Farmer

From the vaults of the SF Gateway, the most comprehensive digital library of classic SFF titles ever assembled, comes an ideal sample introduction to the many worlds of Philip José Farmer, one of modern science fiction’s most original voices. Philip José … Continue reading

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Classic Sci-Fi Cinema

We’ve just heard from the British Film Institute, which is running an autumn festival of films they thought would be of particular interest to SF Gateway readers. SCI-FI: Days of Fear and Wonder,  running across the autumn, in cinemas and … Continue reading

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Fantasy Masterwork of the Week: The Broken Sword

So what book would prompt no less a figure than the legendary Michael Moorcock to say ‘It has a wonderful, wild, manic originality, a driving story and a genuine feel of the grim realities informing Anglo-Saxon myth and legend which … Continue reading

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SF Gateway & Gollancz: the British Fantasy Award-Winners

Well, we certainly do seem to be getting through the awards calendar, don’t we?  No sooner do we bid farewell to the Hugos for another year than the British Fantasy Awards begin to loom large in our future. Gollancz is … Continue reading

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SFX Book Club: The Shadow of the Torturer

And so, by the time you read this, another Worldcon will be more or less over; another army of fans, authors, artists, editors and agents dispersed to return to everyday life.  It is, for me at least, both a relief (you … Continue reading

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